Contrary to what we've been told for decades, depression isn't coming from inside our heads. This author and big thinker tells us that it's coming much more from the society we live in.
Anxiety disorders are common. Yet, many find current treatments methods only partially effective.
Stanford researchers identify five different types of anxiety, each correlating with the activation of different brain networks.
For teens, finding help alone can prove all but impossible. But is mental health skewed towards the white, young, and affluent? The need for a simple method to help these teens is clear, and urgent.
In this new study, mindfulness-based intervention in schools did not move the needle on teen anxiety, depression, or body image problems.
A new study explains why some people seem to be better than others at ridding their minds of intrusive thoughts.
It’s the 1st observed psychedelic-caused molecular changes inside human neural tissue.
John Cleese was in super sarcastic form during his recent Reddit AMA.
Some anxieties are essential, and for millennia they kept our ancestors alive. But there's another type of anxiety that we can actually do away with—and it's defeated via hope.
Your mind doesn't run parallel tasks, it has to trade off one focus for another. The good news is that mindfulness meditation can hone your attention span, and reduce stress and anxiety.
A new study shows that people who avoid negative emotion tend to be worse off psychologically, while those who accept bad feelings report higher well-being.
Take a moment to stop rushing, and rebel against the cult of being too busy.
Health psychologist Kelly McGonigal discusses a three-step process to shift your mindset when anxiety creeps in.
As medicine's interest in psychedelic drugs increases,will a shamanistic brew join your therapist's list of go to prescriptions?
A new study finds LSD — a Schedule I drug with "no medical value" — to be therapeutically beneficial.
Does the thought of death make you anxious? A new study suggests that the fear of mortality isn't really about the afterlife at all.
Animal-assisted therapy is increasingly being used nowadays. But does this practice make an impact?
Studies: One Dose of “Psilocybin” from Magic Mushrooms Relieves Depression in 80% of Cancer Patients
New studies from NYU and John Hopkins University show the effectiveness of psilocybin in treating depression and anxiety of cancer patients.
A rash of teen idols, singers, actors, and actresses have all come out recently detailing their struggles.
This discovery could lead to a whole new class of drugs for psychiatric disorders.
Who are you? Good question. Harvard professor Michael Puett explores the idea of the "self", and how what you believe to be your true nature may actually just be patterns you've fallen into.